Hon. Edward A. Infante (Ret.)

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Employment
Hon. Edward A. Infante (Ret.) has resolved numerous employment disputes. His experience encompasses diverse workplace environments including large and small businesses in the high-tech and financial sectors, major retailers, professional sports teams, educational institutions, school districts, hospitals, and law enforcement agencies.

Representative Matters

  • A case alleging disability discrimination and violation of the ADA against a large corporation
  • Claims for breach of employment contract involving high-level executives and attendant securities issues
  • Claims for wrongful discharge and sexual harassment
  • Class action alleging gender discrimination against a major public educational institution
  • Class actions for wage & hours claims (overtime and meal breaks)
  • Discrimination cases involving race, gender, age, disability (ADA and Family and Medical Leave Act), and religion
  • University faculty employment termination and tenure disputes

Honors, Memberships, and Professional Activities

  • Included on "National Mediators" list, Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2016-2017
  • Recognized as an “ADR Champion,” National Law Journal, 2016-2017
  • Recognized as a "Top California Neutral," Daily Journal, 2003-2004, 2006-2012
  • Recognized as the Best Neutral in the Bay Area (2007-2008) and as one of top Best Neutrals in the Bay Area (2009-2012), through an open survey of attorneys, The Recorder
  • Member, Federal Magistrate Judges Association, 1973-present
    • President, 1981, 1982; Vice President, 1979-1980
    • Moderator and panelist in various federal practice seminars including the Federal Practice Institute, 1983-1993
  • Adjunct professor at Santa Clara University Law School
    • Lectured in evidence, judicial administration, and alternative dispute resolution, 1990-2002

Background and Education

  • Chief Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, 1990-2001
  • United States Trustee, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Region XV Southern District of California, District of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, and Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, 1988-1990
  • Partner, Schall, Boudreau & Gore, San Diego, CA, 1986-1988
  • U.S. Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, 1972-1986
  • J.D., Boston University School of Law, 1965
  • A.B., Boston College, 1962

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